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U.S. Congressional Tipoffs Involving Colorado Newsletter for Thursday May 25, 2023 ( 3 items )  

Rep. Boebert Secures Major Water Commitments
WASHINGTON, May 25 -- Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colorado, issued the following news release: Congresswoman Lauren Boebert secured important water commitments from Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Camille Touton during a House Natural Resources Committee hearing. Congresswoman Lauren Boebert (CO-03) stated, "I'm helping lead the charge to ensure Colorado is not shortchanged in any Colorado River proposals and our communities receive the water to which they are entitled. Lower basin states contin  more

Reps. Pettersen, Trone, Ellzey Introduce Legislation Requiring Naloxone to Be Included in Airplane Emergency Medical Kits
WASHINGTON, May 25 -- Rep. Brittany Pettersen, D-Colorado, issued the following news release: U.S. Representatives Brittany Pettersen (D-CO), David Trone (D-MD), and Jake Ellzey (R-TX) introduced legislation directing the Federal Aviation Administration to require opioid overdose medication to be carried on all airplanes. The bill comes days after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released data showing that over 109,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2022 - over 83,000 of wh  more

Senator Kelly Statement on Colorado River Conservation Proposal
WASHINGTON, May 25 -- Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Arizona, issued the following news release: Senator Kelly released the following statement after the Lower Colorado River Basin states, Arizona, Nevada, and California announced that they have prepared, and transmitted, a proposal for the Department of Interior that would conserve and protect the Colorado River. "The best solution for tackling the water shortage along the Colorado River has always been for states to come together to protect the river th  more